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Astros Prospect Report: April 9th, 2018

See how the Astros prospects performed last night

NCAA Baseball: College World Series-Louisville vs Texas A&M
Corbin Martin had a stellar debut for Buies Creek last night
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Another day of minor league baseball in the books. See the results below.

AAA: Fresno Grizzlies (3-2) won 11-5 (BOX SCORE)

The Fresno offense is rolling right now. They were scoreless through 3 innings but erupted for 5 runs in the 4th inning on a Reed RBI single, Federowicz RBI double, Kemmer sac-fly, an RBI groundout and a steal of home by Mayfield. Kent Emanuel got the start and pitched well allowing 1 run over 5 innings with 6 strikeouts.

The offense continued to score runs putting up 2 in the 6th on a Federowicz solo HR and bases loaded walk to Tucker. Mayfield added a 2 run HR in the 7th, his 3rd HR of the season. Kemmer capped off the scoring with a 2 run shot in the 9th. Guduan picked up the save tossing a scoreless 1.2 innings.

  • Tony Kemp, CF: 1-for-4, BB, SB
  • Antonio Nunez, SS: 1-for-2, R, 3 BB
  • Kyle Tucker, DH: 1-for-3, R, RBI, 2 BB
  • Tyler White, 3B: 1-for-5, R, 2B
  • A.J. Reed, 1B: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B, RBI
  • Tim Federowicz, C: 2-for-3, 3 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, BB
  • Jack Mayfield, SS: 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, SB
  • Jon Kemmer, RF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 3 RBI
  • Alejandro Garcia, LF: 1-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, BB

  • Kent Emanuel, LHP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K (WIN)
  • Buddy Boshers, LHP: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Andrew Thome, RHP: 0.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 0 K
  • Reymin Guduan, LHP: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K (SAVE)

AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (2-3) lost 8-3 (BOX SCORE)

Cionel Perez made his season debut last night and while the overall line wasn’t great (4 runs in 4 IP), all 4 runs came in the 2nd inning. The offense tried to get something going with a Birk RBI single in the 4th and a solo HR from Carmen Benedetti, his first in AA. The bullpen didn’t fare much better giving up 4 runs in the final 4 innings. Benedetti would add an RBI single in the 9th inning but that would be it for the offense.

  • Myles Straw, CF: 1-for-3, 2 BB, SB
  • Carmen Benedetti, LF: 2-for-4, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB
  • Yuli Gurriel, 3B: 2-for-5, 2 2B
  • Taylor Jones, DH: 2-for-4, R, 2B, BB
  • Ryne Birk, 2B: 1-for-4, RBI
  • Lorenzo Quintana, C: 2-for-4, 2B
  • Alex De Goti, SS: 1-for-4, R

  • Cionel Perez, LHP: 4.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
  • Alex Winkelman, LHP: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 6 BB, 3 K
  • Riley Ferrell, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K

A+: Buies Creek Astros (2-3) won 12-5 (BOX SCORE)

Corbin Martin made his season debut last night and he did not disappoint. The second round pick from last year went 4 innings allowing just 1 hit, 1 unearned run while striking out 7. The offense had a strong night too getting started in the 3rd with an RBI single from Ronnie Dawson. Buies Creek then scored 4 runs in the 4th on a bases loaded HBP , two bases loaded walks, and a wild pitch.

The offense would continue to put up runs in the 5th putting together a 6 spot with RBI hits from Duarte and Toro-Hernandez. Adcock pitched the last 4 innings allowing 2 hits and 2 runs, striking out 6. Toro-Hernandez would add a sac fly in the 7th to cap off their 12 runs on the night as Buies Creek won 12-5.

  • Ronnie Dawson, CF: 1-for-4, 2 RBI, BB
  • Josh Rojas, 2B: 0-for-3, R, RBI, 3 BB
  • Abraham Toro-Hernandez, 3B: 1-for-5, 2B, 3 RBI
  • Chuckie Robinson, C: 1-for-4, 2 R, 2B, BB
  • Troy Sieber, 1B: 2-for-4, 2 R, BB
  • Osvaldo Duarte, DH: 1-for-4, 2 R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB
  • Patrick Mathis, RF: 1-for-4, 2 R, RBI, SB
  • Kristian Trompiz, SS: 1-for-4, 2 R, 2 RBI, BB, SB
  • Chas McCormick, LF: 2-for-4, R, 2B, BB

  • Corbin Martin, RHP: 4.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K (WIN)
  • Ronel Blanco, RHP: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
  • Brett Adcock, LHP: 4.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 6 K

A: Quad Cities River Bandits (1-2) won 11-1 (BOX SCORE)

Quad Cities picked up their first win in dominating fashion last night. Yohan Ramirez made the start and went 5 innings allowing just 1 unearned run with 7 strikeouts. The offense went to work early. They got a run in the 2nd scoring on an error, a run in the 3rd on a Matijevic solo HR, and a run in the 4th on an Almonte RBI single.

The offense wasn’t done there though. In the 6th inning Corey Julks connected on a 2 run HR, his first HR of the season. The River Bandits would put up 6 runs in the 7th on a De La Cruz 2 run double, two runs scoring on an error, and a Matijevic 2 run HR (2nd of the game). Cristian Javier closed out the game tossing 4 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts.

  • Corey Julks, DH: 1-for-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
  • J.J. Matijevic, LF: 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI, BB
  • Adrian Tovalin, 3B: 1-for-2, 2 R, 2B, 3 BB
  • Jake Adams, 1B: 0-for-4, R, BB
  • Bryan De La Cruz, RF: 2-for-4, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI, BB
  • Michael Papierski, C: 0-for-2, R, 2 BB
  • Marcos Almonte, CF: 1-for-4, RBI
  • Cody Bohanek, 2B: 0-for-3, R, BB, SB

  • Yohan Ramirez, RHP: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K (WIN)
  • Cristian Javier, RHP: 4.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K (SAVE)

Today’s starters according to

FRE: Mike Hauschild (27.00 ERA)

CC: Josh James (6.00 ERA)


QC: J.B. Bukauskas (-.-- ERA)